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Time to celebrate at the 2014 President’s Picnic Friday, May 23

SMU staff members will unofficially kick off the Memorial Day 2014 weekend with a party Friday, May 23, on the south lawn of Clements Hall. The SMU Staff Association (SMUSA) and President R. Gerald Turner host the 2014 President’s Picnic 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. The traditional post-Commencement celebration features picnic food favorites and several … Continue reading

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Four SMU professors honored with 2014 Ford Research Fellowships

Four distinguished SMU professors were named 2014 Ford Research Fellows at the meeting of the University’s Board of Trustees Thursday, May 8. This year’s recipients are Anthony Colangelo, Dedman School of Law; Dieter Cremer, Chemistry, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences; Alexis McCrossen, History, Dedman … Continue reading

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SMU celebrates its 99th Commencement May 16-17, 2014

SMU observes its 99th Commencement May 16-17, 2014 with events for faculty, alumni, community members and more than 2,100 graduating students. Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings will speak at the all-University ceremony at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 17, to be held in the recently renovated Moody Coliseum. The ceremony … Continue reading

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SMU dedicates new Residential Commons complex

On Friday, May 9, 2014, SMU dedicated its new Residential Commons complex, enabling all first-year and sophomore students to live on campus and launching the Residential Commons (RC) model campus-wide. The RC model will be implemented campuswide during the Fall … Continue reading

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SMU celebrates 99th Commencement May 17, 2014

SMU will celebrate the academic accomplishments of more than 2,100 students at its 99th annual Commencement ceremony at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 17, in Moody Coliseum. This year’s Commencement speaker, Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings, is noted for his work to improve the quality of life … Continue reading

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Tune In: Faculty honored during Founders’ Day 2014

SMU’s 2014 Founders’ Day Weekend, April 10-13, spotlighted the University’s faculty as the centennial celebration of the Year of the Faculty gains momentum on the Hilltop. The festivities included a Faculty Salute during the annual President’s Briefing, a showcase of … Continue reading

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Volcano research shows link between ground deformation and eruption potential

Using satellite imagery to monitor which volcanoes are deforming provides statistical evidence of their eruption potential, according to a new study in Nature Communications. The European Space Agency’s Sentinel-1 satellite, launched from French Guiana in April 3, 2014, should allow scientists to … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: Finals week, May 5, 2014

SMU’s 99th Commencement is just around the corner – the end of Spring 2014 (and another academic year) at a glance: May 5: Last day of instruction May 6: Reading Day May 7-13: Examinations (no exams scheduled for Sunday) May 15-30: May Term 2014 for SMU … Continue reading

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Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings will deliver address at SMU’s 99th Commencement May 17, 2014

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings will deliver the address at SMU’s 99th all-University Commencement. The ceremonies begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 17, in Moody Coliseum. The ceremony, including Rawlings’ address, will be broadcast live at smu.edu/live. Elected mayor in June 2011, Rawlings immediately … Continue reading

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For the Record: April 28, 2014

Anthony Cortese, Sociology, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, participated in the 2014 Pacific Sociological Association annual meetings in Portland, Oregon, serving as moderator and discussant for two sessions on the sociology of religion: “Secularization of Society” and “Research-in-Progress.”  

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